Get free pancakes today for National Pancake Day

Participating IHOP Restaurants are offer a free short Participating IHOP Restaurants are offer a free short stack of pancakes on Feb. 5, 2013 in honor of National Pancake Day. Photo Credit: Handout

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Love pancakes? Today's the one day of the year you can fork into a steaming stack of pancake goodness for free: It's National Pancake Day!

IHOP will be giving each guest a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes at its participating restaurants all over Long Island Tuesday.

In exchange, the restaurant is asking customers to consider leaving a voluntary donation for children’s hospitals or other local charities.

IHOP has raised more than $10 million for the charities since beginning the national tradition in 2006.

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